Parking Pains Abound Around New Restaurant at Park Ave. & N. Maple

August 23, 2018 7:15 AM0 comments

Confusion over where to park and encroachment on nearby lots has led to an unprecedented 13,000-percent surge in towing, plus safety concerns arising from new public street parking has dulled the shine on a popular new spot in the City.

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44 New Hires Show Up for F.C. City’s School System Orientation

August 22, 2018 10:26 PM0 comments

Forty-four new employees of the City of Falls Church’s public school system, including all its new teachers, showed up for orientation sessions at the start of this week prior to the official beginning of the new school year, a number that Superintendent Peter Noonan characterized as “average” for annual turnover in a K-12 system serving 2,750 students.

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Northam Calls for Aug. 30 Special Session on Redistricting

August 20, 2018 12:56 PM0 comments

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam today signed a proclamation calling the members of the Virginia General Assembly into special session on Thursday, Aug. 30 for the purpose of redrawing districts of the Virginia House of Delegates. Northam stated, “It is in the public interest for the General Assembly to finalize constitutional maps as soon […]

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Coons Named N. Va. Chamber Chief

August 15, 2018 8:10 PM0 comments

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that Julie Coons will serve as the Chamber’s next President and CEO effective Sept. 10. Coons has significant experience leading regional and national business organizations, currently serving as Chief Operating Officer of the Council of Better Business Bureaus based in Arlington, Virginia. […]

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Low Income Housing Options Available

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Falls Church’s Housing and Human Services department is accepting applications for two U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants: Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships Program. The funds are available to public agencies and nonprofit organizations to assist City residents with low and moderate incomes. The […]

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Ceremony Marks Van Buren Bridge Reopening

August 16, 2018 10:35 AM0 comments

Falls Church City officials, staff, and a representative from the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) gathered Wednesday to officially reopen the Van Buren Bridge in a ribbon cutting ceremony. A major capital improvement project and regional effort, the bridge was rebuilt over nine months, resulting in a structurally sound, pedestrian-friendly, […]

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With 6-0-1 Final OK, Founders Row Plans Groundbreaking Next Month

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The Falls Church City Council late Monday night once more gave its blessing, and authorization, to the Mill Creek developers for their Founders Row plan to build the biggest development in Falls Church history.

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Sen. Kaine: Trump Has ‘50-50 Chance’ of Finishing His Term

August 15, 2018 8:49 PM0 comments

Virginia’s U.S. Senator Tim Kaine said that his colleague on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Mark Warner, has repeated his view that President Trump “has about a 50-50 chance of making through the end of his term.”

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Founders Row Gets Final OK From F.C. Council in 6-0-1 Vote

August 14, 2018 2:08 PM0 comments

By a unanimous vote (with one abstention on a technicality), the Falls Church City Council late Monday night once more gave its blessing, and authorization, to the Mill Creek developers for their Founders Row plan to build the biggest development in Falls Church history.

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Street Sweeping Schedule for F.C. Announced

August 9, 2018 12:19 PM0 comments

Street sweeping returns to the City of Falls Church the week of Aug. 13. The City issued a statement asking the community to move vehicles off the streets from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. on the day their area is scheduled for street sweeping. The effort is aimed at preventing […]

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